Global Warming

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Study: Mass Extinction Under Way, And Humans Are Responsible

Researchers warn habitat encroachment, over-hunting and climate change have sparked a massive extinction event.

06/19/2015

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Study: Man-Made Global Warming To Cause 95 Percent Of Very Hot Days By 2050

If you find yourself sweating out a day that is monstrously hot, chances are you can blame humanity. A new report links three out of four such days to man’s effects on climate.

04/28/2015

2016 Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rubio’s Climate Change Views Could Hurt 2016 Presidential Bid

The presidential hopeful has acknowledged that the climate is changing, but has expressed skepticism that it is being caused solely by humans.

04/14/2015

CUERO, TX - MARCH 26: Natural gas is flared off at a plant outside of the town of Cuero, Texas. Texas, which in just the last five years has tripled its oil production . (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Study Finds Methane Emissions Dropping In US

Researchers have found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems across the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years.

04/01/2015

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EPA: Keystone XL’s Climate Impacts Need To Be Revisited

With the recent dip in oil prices, the Environmental Protection Agency wants the State Department to “revisit” how much of a toll the Keystone XL oil pipeline would have on global warming.

02/04/2015

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Pope’s Climate-Change Stand Deepens Conservatives’ Distrust

Conservative distrust of Pope Francis, which has been building in the U.S. throughout his pontificate, is reaching a boiling point over his plan to urge action on climate change.

01/21/2015

An ongoing debate over the existence of climate change and humans’ role in the environmental phenomenon has sparked its own debate over proposed student textbooks that some say make blatantly false claims about global warming. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Student Textbooks Denying Man-Made Climate Change Spark Texas Political Battle

Texas will vote in November on whether to incorporate textbooks that use passages denying the existence of climate change. Left-leaning groups are tying the proposal to ultra-conservative think tanks such as the Koch-funded Heartland Institute, while right-leaning groups blame exaggerated global data.

09/16/2014

A massive asteroid slammed into the Earth 66 million years ago, setting off a decades-long “impact winter” in which a blanket of ash blocked sunlight and caused a severe drop in global surface temperatures, new sediment research concludes. (Photo by NASA/Getty Images)

Study: Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Impact Created Dark ‘Impact Winter’ 66 Million Years Ago

A massive asteroid slammed into the Earth 66 million years ago, setting off a decades-long “impact winter” in which a blanket of ash blocked sunlight and caused a severe drop in global surface temperatures, new sediment research concludes.

05/13/2014

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Think Green Thursday: Some Global Warming Facts

Global warming is a real,clear and present danger. Despite the outlook on its progression, there are some real tips you can take to combat its presence.

06/20/2013

File photo of environmentalists rallying for federal action on global warming and climate change. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Gallup: Global Warming Concerns On The Rise In U.S.

A new Gallup Poll indicates that American concerns regarding global warming and climate change are on the rise.

04/08/2013

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